SUSPENSE 1948 SUSPENSE an introduction Copyright Jim Widner (email@example.com) 18 Oct 1994 On September 30, 1962 a major milestone in radio drama came to an end with the final episode of the long running series, SUSPENSE . Ironically, the episode was titled "Devil Stone" and was the last dramatic radio play from a series that had its roots in the golden age of radio. . What began as a "new series frankly dedicated to your horrification and entertainment" took on a life of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Suspense By Year, OTRR Single...
SUSPENSE 1946 SUSPENSE an introduction Copyright Jim Widner (firstname.lastname@example.org) 18 Oct 1994 On September 30, 1962 a major milestone in radio drama came to an end with the final episode of the long running series, SUSPENSE . Ironically, the episode was titled "Devil Stone" and was the last dramatic radio play from a series that had its roots in the golden age of radio. . What began as a "new series frankly dedicated to your horrification and entertainment" took on a life of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Suspense By Year, OTRR Single...
A Psy Trance tribute the influential and super crazy Cleveland radio DJ, The Mad Daddy! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Psy Trance, EDM, Cleveland 50s, Radio, DJ, The Mad Daddy, DJ Mister Friend, Wavy Gravy
LibriVox recording of "Three Ghost Stories", by Charles Dickens, read by Marian Brown and Muhammad Mussnoon. As a gifted writer with a strong interest in supernatural phenomena, Charles Dickens produced a string of ghost stories with enduring charm. Three of them are presented here, of which The Signal Man is one of the best known. Though quite different from his most celebrated realistic and humorous critical novels, these ghost stories, Gothic and grotesque as they are, are of good... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, Charles Dickens, ghost story, audiobook Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London Part 2 by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Dave Wills The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England. The first series was published in weekly instalments from 1844-46, priced at a penny each. Serialised novels sold in this way were known as Penny Dreadfuls … without any claim to literary greatness, they sought to provide ongoing entertainment for the popular audience. When first published, this book was... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks
B&W Advertising sheet used by movie theaters and newspapers for the promotion of the film "The Terror". favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Films, Advertising, Boris Karloff, Jack Nicholson
Hey gang! Let's put on a Vaudeville Show! Awwww Toast! That's cornball stuff! Aren't you all about B-movie samples and canned beats? Not at all Spangler. I'm a baggy pants song and dance man deep inside. Vaudeville is the basis for all modern American entertainment. Look it up. If you watch America's Got Talent, then you've seen the most current incarnation of this great art form. I threw this little bill together from nifty mp3's I found on archive.org. The curtain goes up as soon as you press... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: vaudeville, OTR, 1920's, 1930's, broadway, Al Jolson, Eddie Cantor, Ed Winn, American,...
On 23 July 1961, filming started on "Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?" at the Producers Studio, Hollywood. It was a film that industry insiders thought would never be made, as its two female stars had an ongoing feud as famous and as long lasting as both of their glittering screen careers. Bette Davis "the actress" and Joan Crawford "the movie star" both arrived on set determined to prove everyone wrong, including each other... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: BBC Radio Drama, Afternoon Play, Bette Davis, Joan Crwaford
MURDER BY EXPERTS Murder By Experts ran on Mutual from June 1949 through December of 1951. Its total run consisted of 130 episodes of crime and mystery that quickly birthed a loyal following of listeners and swiftly gained the respect and approval from the radio world at large. This show boasted the genius of Robert Arthur and David Kogan of Mysterious Traveler fame along with famous mystery writers like John Dickson Carr and Brett Halliday who hosted the program and also included many familiar... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Murder By Experts,...
LibriVox recording of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Peter John Keeble Martin Chuzzlewit was Dickens 6th novel, serially published in 1843 - 44. Irrespective of the fact that Dickens considered - "Chuzzlewit is in 100 points immeasurably the best of my stories"- it failed to resonate with, or capture the public's imagination as many of its predecessors had done. However by the1850s its popularity had risen and it eventually found recognition as the great... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, satire, dickens, America, england
The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S. troops began at 5:45 p.m. on July 4, 1943 and included less than five hours... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: AFRS, OTR, WWII, Duffys Tavern, California Melodies, Hildegarde, Eddie Cantor, Johnny Mercer, Louis...
Obsession was an early 1950s syndicated anthology of thriller and suspense programs with some of Hollywood's best radio talent. The scripts are unfortunately inconsistent, but most are good listening. Among radio collectors, this series is not well-documented, and does not appear in all radio reference directories. It was, however, a fairly big budget program. Had it appeared earlier, it might have attracted a larger audience. These copies have been verified and are in better sound than usually... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: old time radio, obsession, horror, suspense
MOLLE MYSTERY THEATER NBC's Mystery Theatre began airing with much fanfare on September 7, 1943. The series promised stories from the greatest classical and contemporary mystery authors -- and production values to match. And it kept its promise. It was aided from the outset by the addition of an 'annotator'-- as it was described in the 1940s --named Geoffrey Barnes. The annotator served in the role of expositor, filling in on the plot development as necessary and providing a back-story when... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Molle Mystery...
(28 Episodes) "NBCs Radio City Playhouse" Radio City Playhouse was one of the last of a long series of premium Drama productions NBC offered as flagship, sustaining productions over the years. As with it's previous premium dramatic and Classic music productions, NBC spared no apparent expense to mount these flagship efforts. And it shows. NBC, yet again, brings the greatest voice talent, writing, and technical direction to this anthology of wonderful, popular modern dramas. NBC's... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Drama, OTRadio NBC
LUX RADIO THEATRE Lux Radio Theatre was indisputably the biggest, most important, most expensive drama anthology program on radio. It ran from October 14, 1934 until June 7, 1955, then continued on television as Lux Video Theatre until 1957. In all, some 926 episodes were broadcast, providing a record of the most important entertainment events in American theatre and, later, film. The show was first broadcast on the NBC Blue Network on Sundays at 2:30 PM. The show featured adaptations of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Lux Radio Theater,...
Wonderful anthology of Old Time Radio short story shows. Very high quality productions. Authors ranger from Shelley to Bradbury to Edgar Allen Poe. Too bad there were only 25 or so of them! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: OTR, Old Time Radio, Anthology, Bradbury, Poe, Frankenstein
LibriVox recording of The Vicar of Wakefield, by Oliver Goldsmith. Read by Tadhg. First published in 1766, the loveable and innocent Dr Primrose and his family have given pleasure to all that have read it.The story opens with the vicar losing his fortune and moving to another parish. What follows is a tale of love,deceit,betrayal,humour and a hidden hero…..It was one of Charles Dickens favourite books and a source of inspiration to him. No further recommendation is needed. Enjoy. (Summary by... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: audiobook, librivox, Irish literature, fictitious memoir. Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Short-run Old Time Radio mystery series hosted by Peter Lorre. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Mystery, Playhouse, Mystery, Playhouse, OTR, Peter Lorre. Source: Old Time Radio
LibriVox recording of American Notes for General Circulation, by Charles Dickens. American Notes for General Circulation is a travelogue by Charles Dickens detailing his trip to North America from January to June, 1842. While there he acted as a critical observer of these societies almost as if returning a status report on their progress. This can be compared to the style of his Pictures from Italy written four years later, where he wrote far more like a tourist. His American journey was also... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, memoirs, travel, dickens, america, literature Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
For this file I took the audio from: http://www.archive.org/details/CBSRMTCBSRADIOMYSTERYTHEATER1980 The image shows the literal transcription of the complete radioplay. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: radioplay, transcription, god machine, radio mystery theater
Welles and the Mercury revisit some favorite broadcasts from the 1930s and offer some new stories as well. Mercury Summer Theatre (CBS) director: Orson Welles music: Bernard Herrmann episodes: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, music by Cole Porter The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas The Hitchhiker by Lucille Fletcher Jane Eyre by Emily Bronte A Passenger to Bali by Ellis St. Joseph The Search for Henri Le Fevre by Lucille Fletcher Life with Adam by Hugh Kemp The Moat Farm... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Orson Welles, Mercury Theatre, OTR
UPDATE: These shows are actually Arch Oboler's Plays, not Adventures fo Philip Marlowe. More Arch Oboler's Plays More Adventures Of Philip Marlowe can be found Here favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Arch Oboler's Plays, Philip Marlowe, Philip Marlow, OTR, Old Time Radio
Reporters gather as a young man who may be innocent waits to be the first in the prison's history to be killed by the electric chair. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: electric chair, execution, prison
Frontier Gentleman was a radio Western series heard on CBS from February 2 to November 16, 1958, initially heard Sunday afternoons at 2:30pm through March when it moved to 7pm. The program opened with a trumpet theme by Jerry Goldsmith and this introduction: Herewith, an Englishman's account of life and death in the West. As a reporter for the London Times, he writes his colorful and unusual accounts. But as a man with a gun, he lives and becomes a part of the violent years in the new... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: OTR, Frontier Gentleman, John Dehner
Old Time Radio Programs, The Inner Sanctum NOTE as found on usenet dupes and all. many thanks to the posters and encoders. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Inner Sanctum, Old Time Radio, OTR
The Chase is an exciting Old Time Radio series in which every episode contains, well, a chase. It may be an adventure story, a crime story, or even science fiction, but there will always be a chase. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Chase, The Chase, adventure, crime, science fiction, OTR, Old Time Radio
AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH THE EYES OF RADIO Through the magic of radio this unique collection of shows captures American History like no other medium can. From dramatizations of events prior to the formation of the United States and our fight for freedom from England through manifest destiny and our push to the Pacific Ocean. From live radio broadcasts of a date which will live in infamy to the resignation of a defeated and humiliated President and so much more. These shows will offer hours of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, American History...
LibriVox recording of David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens. Read by Tadhg. The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration.The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity.David's father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his mother remarries but David and his step-father don’t get on and he is sent to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: audiobook, librivox, Dickens, Victorian novel, novel Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Illustrates the life of a family of the year 1999 A.D. living in a house that is completely functional in terms of advanced technology. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . ***The quality of this clips isn't the best. We've located another print which we hope to digitize and get online sometime soon.. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: future, Ford Motor, Wink Martindale, computers, Internet
The MindWebs Project MindWebs speculative fiction stories by Norman Spinrad, Arthur C. Clarke, Gordon R. Dickson, Ray Bradbury and more To quote Solarkite : "Mind Webs, a 1970's series out of WHA Radio in Wisconsin featured weekly semi-dramatized readings of science fiction short stories by some of the genre's best writers like Norman Spinrad, Arthur C. Clarke, Gordon R. Dickson, and Ray Bradbury. Many of the readings were enhanced by music, periodic sound cues, and the occasional... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: mindwebs, mind webs, Old Time Radio, talk, radio theater, oldtime radio, mindwebs, WHA Radio in...
THE WHISTLER You're walking alone on the street at night, but then you hear another set of footsteps and a haunting tune being whistled by an unseen stranger. Fritz Lang used an similar premise in his 1930s German movie with Peter Lorre playing M , a psychopathic murderer of children. But the American radio series was even creepier. The unseen Whistler didn't kill anyone (that we know of), but he certainly loved watching murders take place, narrating them for us, and chuckling at the suffering... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, The Whistler,...
Old Time Radio Programs. Very well done Mystery Series. Download Whole directory Page 1 You Are On Page 2 Page 3 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Final Page favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Suspense